Part 2 of a series on Zac—a Tunisian shelter dog adopted by Sam in the UK. Sam shares the story of how Zac’s nose led this frightened boy out into the big wide world one brave baby step at a time. Zac’s journey from being a shut down, frightened, homeless dog who spent his whole life in a shelter in Tunisia, to his journey to the UK to Sam’s home, and how he slowly came out of his shell, is one of shelter and street dogs all over the world. Sam’s love for Zac and humorous exuberant storytelling, make it fun to follow Zac’s adventures!
What is it like to spend 4 years in a shelter in Tunisia, Africa, patiently waiting to be adopted? Days, weeks, months – YEARS go by – and no one comes. Zac had seemed to become depressed and reclusive after waiting so long without any hope in sight. Then one day, it happened! Someone WANTED HIM! Read this heartwarming story of Zac’s adoption, his trip to the UK where his new mom, Sam, awaited him, and of their adventures together as Zac slowly learns how to be a family dog in a strange land. This is part 1 of a multi-part series on Sam and Zac’s adventures.Dogs of Africa, International dog adoption, Life of a rescue dog, Rescue dog adventures, UK dog lovers, Zac the Tunisian rescue dog
Three American women adopted street dogs from Sneha’s Care rescue in Nepal. Two of the adopters are veterinarians who took part in a 3-day spay/neuter clinic at Sneha’s Care in November, 2017. These are their stories. Momo – the caravan-traveling little rascal, Sherpa – whose adopter/rescuer saved his leg(!) and Maddie – the first doggone fantastic Nepali street dog who has paved the way for other dogs to be adopted internationally from Sneha’s Care. Who’s next? You can learn more about international adoptions from the author, who runs Nepal Street Animal Rescue.Adopt a dog from abroad, International dog adoption
A thoughtful and thought-provoking book review by UK dog trainer Tanya Hawkes. Tanya examines the juxtaposition of a section on Pariah (outcast) dogs and one on dogs who are victims of dog fighters. Tanya’s writing is raw and honest and pulls you in, whether or not you’re interested in reading the book. This book review is an intriguing read for anyone interested in the lives of “disposable” dogs, outcast dogs and canine victims of cruelty, including dog fighting victims.dog fighting, outcast dogs, Pariah dogs, Pit bulls, street dogs, Village dogs